Our Staff

Vivian, Clinical Receptionist

Vivian graduated from RRCC and has worked as a Phase II Dental Assistant in general dentistry for 25 years. She is delighted to make the transition into an orthodontic office as a receptionist. Viviane resides on a dairy farm south of Winnipeg with her husband, Ron, and sons, Kurtis and Matthew. She enjoys the outdoors and doing summer activities, like hiking and kayaking. In the winter months, she plays hockey.

Judy, Clinical Receptionist

Judy graduated from Red River College in 1982. She decided to take the Ortho Module in 1987. Judy has worked for several orthodontists in the Winnipeg area. She took a few years off to raise her family, and she is extremely happy to return to the field of orthodontics and very pleased to join our team. Judy loves to entertain and spend time with her husband, three children, her large extended family and friends. She loves to cook, read and take her dog for walks. Judy wants to improve her golf game.

Laura, Clinical Receptionist

Laura graduated from Tec-Voc with a Phase 1 Dental Assisting and Red River College as a Phase II Dental Assistant. She worked in general dentistry for 15 years before making the switch to orthodontics. In 1994, she took her ortho module and has been working with a variety of orthodontists since. Laura was extremely excited to join the ACP Team. Laura lives just outside the city in Ile Des Chenes with her husband. She has three children and loves to spend time out at the cabin, walking and reading a really good book on the beach.

Loraine, Treatment Coordinator

Loraine graduated from RRCC Dental Assisting in 1974. She has worked as an assistant in general dentistry, an orthodontic assistant, as a claims auditor for medical services and as a treatment coordinator. "Treatment coordination is my favorite part of the orthodontic process." Loraine resides with her husband, Cornel, in Charleswood. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, camping, gardening and reading.

Tammie, Clinical Associate

"I graduated from RRCC as a Phase II Dental Assistant in 1988. After several years in general dentistry, I started in the orthodontic field and have loved it! I especially like the great rapport that develops with the patients over the course of the treatment." Tammie resides in St. Vital with her daughters, Amara and Ella. Her spare time is spent with family, friends and traveling.

Donna, Clinical Associate

Donna joined our team in fall 2003. Since graduating from RRCC, she has spent the last 20 years in the orthodontic field. Donna finds interacting with the patients one of the most satisfying aspects of her position. She resides with daughters, Amber and Dayna, and her Golden Retriever, Hunter. She enjoys spending time with family, friends and hanging out at the gym.

Lori S., Clinical Associate

"I graduated from RRCC as a Phase II Dental Assistant in 1997. I spent 10 years in general dentistry and have always had a passion for orthodontics. Since joining Dr. Conny and his team in 2007, it has been very rewarding and enjoyable." Lori spends her spare time reading, gardening, and playing golf. She resides in St. Vital with her husband, Gilles; son, Daniel; daughter, Rachel; and miniature Schnauzer, Abby.

Maria

Maria has been with Dr. Conny and team since the very beginning. Dr. Conny and Maria have been happily married for 15 years. She graduated from the Asper School of Business at the University of Manitoba with a BComm (Honours) Degree majoring in Marketing in 1994. She is involved in the ACP Orthodontics Marketing Team as well as taking care of certain management responsibilities. Maria is presently caring for their two children, Panayioti (age 7) and Eleni (age 5). In her spare time, she enjoys attending the YMCA’s fitness programs and volunteering at the children’s school.

Sandra, SM Orthodontic Study Cast

Sandra has been with the Orthodontic Laboratory at the Faculty of Dentistry for 20 years. "I also run my own private business for the past 17 years and presently work with my son, Alejandro, in the St. Vital area of the city." Sandra prepares all of our study models that we use in our custom treatment planning process for our patients.

Ryan, Liberty Orthodontics

Ryan has been working in the orthodontic field for the past 17 years. "I established Liberty Orthodontics 11 years ago. Since then, my employees and I have enjoyed success in specializing in orthodontic appliance construction as well as in bruxism appliances. We are located at 870 St. Mary's Road, which allows us convenient access to the city." In his spare time, he enjoys fishing and being with his family.